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Psychiatrist

Department: Behavioral Health
Location: Houston, TX

ADULT PSYCHIATRIST

 

General Description - CV must be submitted to be considered

Provides a full range of psychiatric services to Legacy Community Health FQHC patients with the aim of improving the mental health and quality of life of the patients served.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are those tasks, duties, and responsibilities that comprise the means of accomplishing the job’s purpose and objectives. Essential functions are critical or fundamental to the performance of the job. They are the major functions for which the person in the job is held accountable.

  • Perform assessments and provide treatment to clients of the Clinic.
  • Keep regularly scheduled hours as agreed upon in the Service Agreement and actively see patients in the Clinic.
  • Meet or exceed productivity requirements as set forth by the Chief Medical Officer and the Medical Director of Behavioral Health.
  • Develop and maintain clinical diagnostic and treatment protocols for psychiatric treatment.
  • Be available by phone during regular Clinic hours should assistance be required and outside of regular Clinic hours as scheduled.
  • Assist in review and development of patient educational material before release to patients.
  • Supervision of health care students assigned to the Clinic for educational purposes.
  • Develop and maintain a program for clinical quality assurance.
  • Supervision of non-physician providers, including Licensed Therapists, Neuropsychologists (re testing), and our Behavioral Health Coordinators, with respect to psychiatric treatment.
  • Attend meetings as necessary.
  • Participates in the Performance Improvement Program
  • Other Duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be Medical Doctor, Board-certified (or Board-eligible and working toward certification) in Psychiatry with current Texas License.

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must uphold the Code of Ethics of their professional licensing entity.
  • Must complete the minimum hours of continuing education to maintain professional license.
  • Must maintain good standing with professional licensing board.
  • Must demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity to all populations served.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, community and the general public.
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions.
  • Must pass criminal background check.

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